All political party meeting discusses Manipur issues

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 22, 2018:  All political party meeting today discussed on issues relating to Indo-Myanmar border (Manipur sector) Manipur University and frame work agreement signed between Government of India and NSCN-IM. The meeting was convened in the initiative of chief minister N. Biren Singh at the cabinet hall of chief minister to solicit the views of various parties to adopt a united consensus strategy on various pressing issues confronting the state. The meeting discussed relating to Indo-Myanmar border (Manipur sector) Manipur University and frame work agreement signed betweenRead More

AR conducts lecture on drugs

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: Phundrei Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised an awareness program at Assam Rifles Middle School, Thoubal for spreading consciousness regarding drug abuse and its illicit trafficking amongst the students on  July 3. Around 250 students were present during the event which included a lecture and a March Past. The locals expressed their gratitude towards the Assam Rifles for having organised the awareness drive for the betterment of the society, said a release by Assam Rifles.

Assam Rifles on plantation drive

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: As a follow up of the “Green Campaign”, a tree plantation drive was taken up by Chandel Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) at Chandel, Manipur on July 3. The event was in continuation with unit’s sustained efforts towards enhancing environmental awareness among locals. All the officials and members of Naga Village Chief Association took part in the event with the great zeal and enthusiasm. In this initiative, hundred saplings were handed over to NagaRead More

Water supply scheme inaugurated

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), organized the inauguration ceremony of Water Supply Scheme at B Bongjang village at Moreh, Tengnoupal District under Assam Rifles Civic Action Project on July 2. The villagers had approached Moreh Battalion for construction of reservoir to address the problem of water scarcity in the village. The team of Moreh Batallion responded to the problem and undertook the water supply scheme under Border Area Development Projects and dedicated the water supply scheme toRead More

Langei Village gets a water supply project

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: CAF and PD, revenue minister Karam Shyam inaugurates RO (reverse osmosis) Water Supply project today at Langei village, Nongpok Sanjenbam with the objective to provide hygienic water to the community. The project was launched just 6 months after launching free range poultry, duck projects and their production house and loin loom weaving project at the village. Langei International website created by Digital Manipur was also launched at the function. The minister appreciated Telem Arunkumar, managing director, Langei who is the brainchild behind theRead More

AR seizes dietary supplements worth Rs 1.14 crore

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 4, 2018: Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended one smuggler carrying dietary supplements of foreigh origin worth Rs. 1.14 crore at PVCP Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal District on July 2. A release by Assam Rifles said based on specific input received from reliable source regarding illegal import of goods, a white colour TATA DI bearing registration number MN04 A 6843 travelling from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP), Khudengthabi. While friskingRead More

Cop aspirant dies of heart attack

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 27, 2018: A cop aspirant, Kh. Romeshkumar, who has been eagerly waiting for the recruitment result conducted for the posts of constable in Manipur Police Service passed away last night due to heart attack. The ‘JAC-All Manipur DPC Completed Recruitment Candidates of Police Constable, Male 2016 (K Jayanta Singh) Batch’ blames the government for the cause of his delayed as the result of the constable recruitment held in 2016 keeps pending. Romeshkumar died is the son of late Kh. Krishnamohon of Wangoo Sandangkhon Awang Leikai, Kakching.Read More

Heart check-up camp held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 27, 2018: A one-day free heart check-up camp was organised by Manipur Heart Foundation in association with SKY Group of Hospitals and Manipur Photography Club at SKY Hospital, P0rompat, Imphal East. Altogether 62 persons, who are members of the photography club and their family members were checked. Among them four were echo-scanned, 31 were ECG tested and 18 of them were also tested for sugar presence.

Ibobi urges governor to dismiss BJP government and invite Congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 18: Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh with his Congress Legislature Party team today met Governor Jagdish Mukhi and urged him to dismiss the present BJP led government of Manipur and invite the Congress party to form government. The CLP team told the governor that in the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly election held in March last year, the Congress was the single largest party with 28 MLAs, while the BJP was the second largest Party with 21 MLAs. The governor (Njama Heptulla) without proper application of mind had invited theRead More

Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar sworn in as Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 18, 2018: Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar was today sworn in as the 5th Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur. Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office at a ceremony held at the Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal. Justice Sudhakar was appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur by the President of India on May 9. Sudhakar hails from Panapakkam Village, Vellore, Tamil Nadu. He was graduated in Life Sciences from Loyola College, Chennai and obtained a Law Degree from Madras Law College. Justice Sudhakar was enrolled as an advocate inRead More

Awards conferred

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said a good relationship between all sections of people inhabiting in the state is a must for maintaining peace and communal harmony. He said that one should be hard working and should try to stay busy since an empty mind tends to incline towards negative thoughts. The minister was speaking as the chief guest at the 18th Peace and Communal Harmony and AMACSDS (All Manipur Art and Culture and Sports Development Society) Awards organised by the held at AshaRead More

“GO TO VILLAGE” camps in Chandel and Toubal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: The district administration, Chandel will conduct “Go to Village” mission at Liwachangning and Khubungkhullen village in the district on May 15 covering 14 villages. The camp at Liwachangning under Chandel sub-division will cover 5 villages namely, Liwachangning, Leishokching, Khuringmol, Komlathabi and Penaching village. The other camp/centre at Khubungkhullen under Chakpikarong sub-division will cover 9 villages. They are, Khubungkhullen, Khubungkhunou, Thorcham, Phiran Machet, Tonalpe, Beaula, Novokom, Bersheba and Khumbung village.The District Administration, Thoubal will also launch “Go to Village” mission on May 15 atRead More

Visit of Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Naval Staff in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Chief of Naval Staff commenced a four-day visit of the Spear Corps Zone today. During the course of his visit extending upto May 16, Admiral Lanba will visit the North East States of Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. In his capacity as the chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Lanba will undertake an assessment of the security situation in the North East states, said a statement released by IGAR (South). He will beRead More

“Go to village” – a boon to people at grassroots level

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: The third session of the state government’s ‘Khungang Chatse – Go to Village’ mission will be held at various villages across the state on May 15. The noble initiative of the new state government gives special focus to schemes for social benefit, health and education and identification of left out beneficiaries for inclusion in government programmes of housing and pension etc. The ‘Go to Village’ mission, a brainchild of chief minister N. Biren Singh, is specifically designed to reach out to the citizensRead More

Diesel auto rickshaw runners demand alternative means

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 27, 2018: Drivers of diesel run passenger service auto rickshaw plying along the RIMS road today stopped their service protesting against the Manipur government’s decision to ban the diesel auto rickshaws and diesel vans in Imphal city to minimise pollution and congestion. Chief minister Biren Singh and Traffic Regulation and Parking Committee (Imphal East and West) on Thursday decided to ban diesel auto rickshaw and diesel van plying towards Imphal during a meeting held at the chief minister’s Cabinet hall. The chief minister had saidRead More

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